George B. Thompson Personal Coaching New
United State Volleyball Levels 1 & 2 (USVBA)
International Federations Coaches Course stages 1 & 2 Figure 1
Author of “Power Volleyball” and Volleyball 101 and Beyond
Assisted Architect Randy Aschford in the design of the Rochester National Volleyball Center
Started Rochester Junior Olympic Program playing and competitive volleyball
Taught Community Ed volleyball classes + 10 years
Player Coach +45 years
+20 years playing experience’s as Rochester YMCA varsity player
14 years Rochester City Champions
Minnesota Class A State Recreation League Champions 1972-1983
+45 years playing USVBA attending/playing in National Tournaments across the United States.
We are a volleyball Family
Jenifer Thompson earned a scholarship to University of Iowa. Left side hitter
George Thompson JR. earned scholarship to Pepperdine University left handed setter
Darrell Thompson earned a football scholarship at the U of Minnesota and played for Green Bay Packers. Good volleyball player but better football player
Dominique Thompson Darrell’s daughter currently attends the University of Wisconsin. She is a 5’11 middle hitter.
Figure 2. Jenifer Thompson
at U of Iowa Left Side hitter
George B. Thompson Solutions Personal Coaching
Providing individual and small group training for volleyball players from 10 up to develop fundamental skills and confidence for competitive play.
We provide focused training for all elements of the game of volleyball, beginning with the basics of passing, setting, hitting blocking and digging.
We use video to illustrate and personal video taping to review and address and improve technique.
We have developed a very effective tool to help practice hitting. The Lean Mean Spiking Machine.